2009 All Star
6’2″ 275 lbs.
High School Coach: Charlie Otlewski
High School, Class: Haslett, B
College: Wayne State University
Zach started playing football in fifth grade. In high school he played two years on varsity and was a two-time All Capitol Area Conference – Gold defensive line pick (2007 & 2008). He was also named All CAAC – Gold offensive line in 2008. Zach was named All Area and Dream Team by the Lansing State Journal in both 2007 and 2008 for his defensive line play. He was named 1st Team Division 3 All State by the Detroit Free Press and the Detroit News in 2008. Rivals.com listed Zach in their Top 200 Seniors of 2009.
Zach was was a part of Haslett High School’s award winning Vision 22 Advanced class in his junior and senior years. He participated in track in the 2008 and 2009 seasons. Zach was also a member of the award winning Viking Longboat Newspaper in 2009.
Zach thanked, “God, my Mom, Dad, Grandmother, Grandfather, Jenn Houghton, Grandma Debbie, Aunt Kim, Brian Town, Mike Devlin, Rich French, Coach Charlie Otlewski, Coach Jeff Bott, Coach Nick Hamilton, Coach Jeff Woodworth, Coach Todd Bartley, Coach Eric Bubulz, Mona Kay Woodhams, Jason Jackard, Steve Kioski, Billy Hastings, Tim Grove, and all of ‘my boys’ that I’ve played with since fifth grade.”
All Capitol Area Conference – Gold Defensive Line, 2007 & 2008
All CAAC – Gold Offensive Line, 2008
All Area, Lansing State Journal, 2007 & 2008
Dream Team Defensive Line, Lansing State Journal, 2007 & 2008
All State 1st Team Division 3, Detroit Free Press and Detroit News, 2008